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Celebrating the last ten years of the Sir John Cass Foundation
London Met shares a close association with the Foundation which has donated £18 million to 318 beneficiaries over the past decade.
Vice-Chancellor welcomes new cohort of inspiring international scholars
London Met welcomes 16 new international scholarship students to the University.
London Met welcomes Law pioneer to the University
Stephanie Boyce, an alumna and the first black woman to hold the position of Deputy Vice President of the Law Society, visited the University.
London Met and United Colleges Group agree groundbreaking partnership
Twenty institutions have signed up to the London Met’s Partners in Education scheme, which was launched in June 2019.
Vice-Chancellor attends colourful graduation in Nepal
Senior academics also attended to celebrate the graduates of Islington College Nepal, a long-time partner of London Met.
MBEs awarded to members of London Met community
Wendy Shorter-Blake, Carol Boswarthack and David Michael have been included in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List.
Start-up support from London Met named as one of UK’s Best Breakthroughs
The specialist business incubator at London Met – Accelerator – has been highlighted as one of the top 100 ways universities have improved daily life.
Careers focused courses strengthen London Met’s postgraduate offer
Ten new postgraduate programmes will provide the necessary preparation for a variety of different career paths.
Work of London Met 'prime example' of the outstanding contribution universities make in London
London Higher's London Impact Catalogue brings together best practice case studies from higher education institutions across the capital.
London Met Students' Union hosts husting event in Bethnal Green and Bow
The election event at The Cass covered a wide range of issues including Brexit, social mobility, student mental health, climate change and the obesity crisis.
Dr Noel-Ann Bradshaw joins as Head of the School of Computing and Digital Media.
Dr Bradshaw has had an extensive career in management and teaching in UK higher education and in the private sector
Destiny Ekharaga finds success at the end of the f***ing world
Director and Cass alumna directs the second half of series two of the acclaimed drama.
Dr Tunde Okewale MBE opens London Met's new mock courtroom
New facility offers students the chance to practise in an authentic courtroom setting.
London Met PhD student named Nutritionist of the Year by the Caroline Walker Trust
Greg Lessons has been named nutritionist of the year by the Caroline Walker Trust for his innovative lifestyle programme for London's firefighters.
Groundbreaking European cybersecurity project celebrates its first anniversary
Professor Kazemian and the Intelligent Systems Research Centre are part of a €5 million EU-funded Horizon 2020 project which is helping law enforcement agencies stop cybercriminals.
London Met awarded government funding to help microbusinesses use tech to grow
London Met is the only London university to receive funding from the Leading to Grow Programme which is supported by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
London Metropolitan University launches new six-year strategy focused on student success
Our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Lynn Dobbs, introduces London Met's 2019/20 - 2024/5 Strategy
Richard Ratcliffe holds Prime Minister to account following play about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Mr Ratcliffe made his comments following a special performance of ‘Nazanin’s Story’, a play about the fight to free his wife, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, from an Iranian prison
London Metropolitan University signs the ‘Fair Chance for Students with Convictions’ pledge
Pledge is the result of a 12-month project conducted by Unlock, a charity for people with convictions, and supported by the UPP Foundation.
Social work student shortlisted for top national award
Eric Konadu was nominated by Dr Denise Turner, senior lecturer for Social Work at London Met
Vice-Chancellor joins national advisory group tackling harassment and hate crime in higher education
Professor Lynn Dobbs will participate in Universities UK group to develop a best practice guidance for the higher education sector
Project led by London Met alumna wins RIBA Stirling Award
Annalie Riches, who studied on the RIBA Part 2 and Part 3 at The Cass, and practice partner David Mikhail claim RIBA's building of the year award for the Goldsmith Street project.
Professor Peter St John and Moe Reddish named among London's most influential people
Cass lecturer and rising star alumnus join London Met Vice-Chancellor Professor Lynn Dobbs on the Progress 1000 list.
Equality activist Vice-Chancellor named among London's most influential people by Evening Standard
Professor Lynn Dobbs included in the Progess 1000 list which recognises individuals who have made a significant impact in the capital and beyond.
Vice-Chancellor presides over London Met graduation ceremony in Sri Lanka
More than 700 students from ESOFT, London Met’s partner college in Colombo, received their degrees
Vice-Chancellor calls for return of maintenance grants at Labour Party conference
Professor Lynn Dobbs made her remarks during an event organised by MillionPlus and NUS at the Labour Party conference in Brighton.
London Met now sector leading for parental leave entitlements
Vice-Chancellor Professor Lynn Dobbs champions new initiative which puts University in the top five per cent of higher education employers in the country
Alumnus appointed as new Somalian Ambassador to the United States
Ali Sharif Ahmed presented his credentials to US President Donald Trump at the White House
Big Idea Challenge goes global
London Met’s Accelerator partners with the British Council to create international competition as part of the Creative Spark: Higher Education Enterprise initiative
Graduate Stories | Angelika Napierała
Angelika Napierala, a Sports and Dance Therapy graduate, shares her story and reflects upon her time at London Met
New Head of Graduate School appointed
Professor Klaus Fischer, Head of Professional Courses for GSBL, will take up the role
What’s Clearing actually like?
A first-hand account of a student going through the Clearing process, and how it changed their life
Graduate Stories | Messay Shiferaw
From Ethiopia to a first class degree in Computer Networking, Messay Shiferaw takes us through his journey
A national first for London Met's Social Work BSc
Course becomes first in the UK to be validated by the Chartered Institute of Housing.
Graduate Stories | Marvin Fishley
Marvin Fishley gives us a personal look into his journey from working as a carer to becoming a Criminology and Law graduate
Graduate stories | Dimitar Gotsev
Dimitar Gotsev, an Electronics and Communications Engineering graduate, shares his story and reflects upon his time at London Met
Graduate Stories | Gilbert Aboagye Ankomaa
From working in a factory in Stratford to graduating with a first class honours degree, Gilbert Aboagye Ankomaa tells us his story of studying at London Met
Graduate Stories | Laura Barrington
English Literature graduate Laura Barrington walks us through her journey at London Met as a mature student, and her plans to undertake a Masters at King's College London
Alumni recognised in Queen’s birthday honours list
Yasemin Allsop, Christopher Ramsey, and Melanie Walker recognised for services to their respective fields.
National Student Survey success for London Met courses
High scores for overall satisfaction and quality of teaching on a number of London Met courses.
London Met signs pledge to support LGBT rights
Stonewall’s Diversity Champions programme is the UK’s leading employers’ programme for ensuring all LGBT staff are accepted without exception.
Learning and Teaching conference 2019
A full day of insightful educational workshops and presentations, including a keynote address, about working with and inspiring students
Cass group wins top prize at UK's leading student photography showcase
As well as claiming the prize as part of The Cass collective student Angela Blažanović claims top individual prize.
Life after London Met: My journey from poverty to success via London Met
A keen interest and passion for youth and social development for those from disadvantaged backgrounds helped alumnus Maxton Scotland forge a career in the UN and as an entrepreneur.
Guardian select work by Cass student among exhibition favourites
Angela Blažanović’s, which piece reimagines the lost stories of discarded objects found along the River Thames, is part of Free Range 2019.
London Met and Waltham Forest College agree ‘game-changing’ partnership
New scheme designed to boost numbers of students from underrepresented groups in higher education.
Peregrine Falcon chicks spotted on London Met’s Holloway Road building
Three baby Peregrine Falcons have been spotted living up in the heights of the Tower Building.
Guardian University Guide success for London Met subjects
Art retains its place in top ten and courses rise in the 2020 Guardian University Guide rankings. A number of London Met courses also receive top marks for adding value to students.
School of Computing and Digital Media end of year show 2019
Students, staff and external guests attended three of the School’s biggest annual events - SEND 2019, the School Summer Show 2019, and Final Cuts.
School of Human Sciences organises inaugural research conference
Event supported by the Royal Society of Chemistry welcomed undergraduates from a number of leading universities
Industry experts share secrets of the graduate job market
London Met’s Way to Win 2019 event had guest speakers from the Civil Service, Eventbrite and Girls on Tour, giving careers advice to students about to graduate
Translation MA receives prestigious European accreditation
European Master’s in Translation membership will provide more training opportunities for students in the European Commission Directorate.
Sports therapists embark on humanitarian mission in Greece
Sports Science Therapy graduates have launched a fundraising page to help achieve their goal of volunteering to help refugees in Lesvos, Greece.
Life after London Met: Diversity and flexibility paves the way to legal career success
In our Life after London Met series we talk to our graduates about their studies and how their degree helped transform their lives and set them on the path to career success.
Meet the Board: Mark Anderson, Chair
"I wanted to work with an institution with a strong purpose and mission, somewhere that was making a real difference to people’s lives."
London Met signs exclusive training contract with world-leading cybersecurity provider
London Metropolitan University will work with with Palo Alto Networks to deliver staff training on their behalf.
London Met hosts one of the world’s largest psychology conferences
London Metropolitan University hosted the 60th annual TEAP conference which brought together world-leading psychology researchers.
London Metropolitan University appoints Professor Donna Whitehead as Deputy Vice-Chancellor
A passionate advocate for diversity and for improving outcomes for students, Professor Whitehead will lead the University’s academic activities.
London Met supports the #ThinkModern campaign
Campaign launched to highlight the contributions modern universities and their students make to the country
2019 Students’ Union winners announced
The 2019 Students’ Union (SU) winners were announced in a glamourous awards ceremony in the Great Hall.
2019 Big Idea Challenge winners announced
The winners of London Metropolitan University’s Big Idea Challenge 2019 were announced in a prestigious ceremony held at the Royal Institution on Thursday 2 May.
School of Computing and Digital Media's Summer Show dates announced
The School of Computing and Digital Media's Summer Show will be held on 6 - 7 June in the world famous Graduate Centre. Events to celebrate the School will take place from 6 - 14 June.
Holocaust survivor and London Met alumna shares deeply moving story with London Met students
Hana Kleiner spoke to International Relations students about her experiences of life during and after The Holocaust
His Royal Highness The Duke of York returns to London Met
London Met’s Royal Patron met with students and staff on the University’s Holloway campus.
London Met Diversity network kicks off second year
The network, spearheaded by Wendy Sloane, actively seeks to change the level of diversity within the journalism industry
Professor Christian Frost to be new Head of Architecture at The Cass
Professor Frost will take up his post at the University on 1 July.
London Met’s Paul Hill letters spark inspiration for a new film
The letters are held in the Archive of the Irish in Britain which is held at London Met. ‘Fifteen’ tells the story of Paul Hill imprisoned for 15 years for a crime he didn't commit.
A message of solidarity and support following the bombings in Sri Lanka
A message of solidarity and support for the people of Sri Lanka on behalf of London Met.
Professor Christos Kalantaridis appointed as Dean of the Guildhall School of Business and Law
Professor Kalantaridis will join London Met on 1 June 2019.
Holocaust survivor to give testimony to London Met students
Hana Kleiner, a Holocaust survivor, to speak about her experience to students and staff. Places are still available but limited, book your free ticket now.
Students investigate healthcare issues in Islington
Three students volunteered with Healthwatch Islington to explore local residents’ experiences of healthcare in North London.